Jeff Winger's dad is headed to Greendale. According to TVLine, Community has cast actor James Brolin to portray the absentee father of Joel McHale's character, and he's set to make his debut on the show during the Thanksgiving episode. But worry not, impatient fans - McHale did offer a glimpse of Brolin in the role earlier today on his Twitter to tide you over until next season.

Season four of Community will premiere on NBC on October 19th.

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[via TVLine]